The authors explore the decision-making processes of a sample of Māori landowners in Te Tairāwhiti to understand the extent to which funding programmes and afforestation incentives from the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) enable them to meet their own aspirations for their land. Semi-structured...
The Ministry for the Environment and the Department of Conservation have published key themes from submissions made during the consultation on the proposed National Policy Statement for Indigenous Biodiversity. Over 7,000 submissions were made on the proposed NPS including valuable suggestions for improvements.
These guidelines are a key output from a project of the Australian government’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP), Northern Australia Environmental Resources (NAER) Hub, titled Knowledge Brokering for Indigenous Land Management.
This paper provides background about cultural burning practices in Australia and surveys some of the literature about the practice.
Aboriginal people in New South Wales have been trying to strengthen the law that is supposed to protect their cultural heritage since the late 1970s, but reform remains elusive. This paper outlines some reasons why.
The objective of this analysis project is to identify key challenges and opportunities facing the northern Australian aquaculture sector, and to explore potential solutions and identify the most strategic research projects for further investment.
Destruction of Juukan Gorge: we need to know the history of artefacts, but it is more important to keep them in place
This article explores First Nations peoples' connection to land, in the aftermath of Rio Tinto detonating a 46,000 year old site known as Juukan Gorge in Western Australia.
This article explores why Australia needs to incorporate Aboriginal knowledge to tackle future bushfire crises.